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Announcement

THANK YOU for your donation to American Lung Association in honor of Gin Goon
The fundraising campaign was concluded in early June. We have received donations totalling over $5,400 plus another $500 from corporation matching donation. The donation was presented to the American Lung Association on June 21 at the regional office in Mid-town.
Gin Goon was the late founder of CMCNY. He was a mountaineering and hiking expert. His patience and selfless personality had motivated many of us to become outdoor enthusiasts. He had lived a healthy life and had no bad habits of smoking or drinking. Unfortunately, he passed away in 2003 shortly after cancer was diagnosed in his lungs. Since then, in every year CMCNY organizes the 26 miles Gin's Hike to fundraise for American Lung Association in honor of him. The American Lung Association is very appreciative on our effort in the fundraising and promoting respiratory health year after year. Thank you again for your continuing support and generous donations.


Saturday 10/20/2018 - 8 Miles Day Hike / Level C
Minnewaska State Park, New Paltz, NY
Come to enjoy the fall foliage. The ridges around Gertrude's Nose have some of the most beautiful views in Minnewaska State Park. Start from the parking lot, walk along the Gertrude's nose trail. Lunch at Gertrude Nose, the highest point. After lunch, we will return on the Millbrook Mt. Path.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the Trailhead parking lot
Leaders: Cherry Lau/Shui-Kei Ng -- Click to sign on the activity

Saturday 10/20/2018 - Minnewaska State Park Family Hike / Level A
Minnewaska State Park, New Paltz, NY
Minnewaska State Park Preserve is situated on the dramatic Shawangunk Mountain ridge, which rises more than 2,000 feet above sea level and is surrounded by rugged terrain. The hike takes you around Lake Minnewaska and the Awosting Falls. Walk along the carriage road to the sheer cliffs and ledges opening to beautiful views.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the Trailhead parking lot
Leaders: Chung Leung -- Click to sign on the activity

Saturday 10/20/2018 - Stonetown Circular and Hewitt Butler loop Hike (18 miles / Level E )
Norvin Green State Forest, NJ
Follow Highlands trail north, pass Windbeam Mountain, Bear mountain, Board Mountain, cross Stonetown Road, turn left on Hewitt Butler trail (blue), cross West Brook Road to Camp Wyanokie trail (yellow), then Wyanokie Circular trail (red), pass High Point, then take Highlands trail back to parking lot.
Meeting Time/Place: 7:00AM at West Brook Road trailhead
Leaders: Tony Shu -- Click to sign on the activity

Saturday 10/27/2018 - 6 & 8 Mile Day Hike/ Levels B & C
Schunemunk Mountain, NY
The trail over Schunemunk Mountain offers a series of fine lookouts and a varied terrain. The Storm King Art Center can be seen from the ridge. Enjoy the special vegetation and rock formations on the ridges. The Megaliths is a must visit lunch spot. Expect some steep up hills and descents.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at trailhead
Leaders: Nancy Liang/Carol Lee -- Click to sign on the activity

Saturday 11/3/2018 - Breakneck Mountain Day Hike/ Level C
Breakneck Mountain, Cold Springs, NY
One of the most famous hiking spots on the eastern bank of the Hudson River. Enjoy the spectacular views of the Hudson along the ridge. The trails are rocky for the first half mile and some rock scrambling are required. An easier climb can start from the Washburn trailhead.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Chung Leung/Bon Chiu -- Click to sign on the activity

Saturday 11/3/2018 - 15 Mile Day Hike / Level E
Breakneck Ridge / Hudson Highlands State Park, NY
Lots of elevation gain. This is in the southern section of the Hudson Highlands State Park. Starting from the trailhead of LS (blue) at Fishkill Road, left turn to SR (red), left turn to NV (green), right turn to UC (yellow), right turn to BR (white), left turn to BB (red), right turn to WM (yellow), right turn to NT (blue), left turn to NV (green) and left turn to LS (blue) to back to the trailhead. For experienced hikers only.
Meeting Time/Place: 7:00 AM at the SM trailhead at Fishkill Road
Leaders: Leo Sun -- Click to sign on the activity

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  • 5/27/2017 - Fun Activities at Camping: Frances Slocum SP by Vincent Chang (8 yr old)
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  • 11/13/2016 CMCNY AT thru-hikers' Celebration Party, photos by Hong Huang
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    2015 January - Climbing Mount Washington, article by Helen Huang
    2014 October - Presidential Range Traverse In One Day, article by Helen Huang
    08/01/2014 - CMCNY Acadia Precipice Trail (720p Presentation), video by Harry Chen
    07/31/2014 - CMCNY Baxter Peak (720p Presentation), video by Harry Chen
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    07/27 to 08/03/2014 - CMCNY Maine Trip Photo Review, video by Harry Chen
    07/04/2014 - CMCNY July 4th 2014 - Adventuous Voyage, video by Harry Chen
    07/04/2014 - CMCNY July 4th 2014 - Fair Ladies, video by Harry Chen
    06/14/2014 - CMCNY Kayaking (720p Presentation), video by Harry Chen
    06/14/2014 - CMCNY Kayaking (720p Presentation), video by Harry Chen
    01/25/2015 - CMCNY's Annual Meeting, photos by Sandy Lau
    08/09/2014 - Black Rock Forest, NY, photos by Rose Liu
    05/10/2014 - Bear Mountain, NY, video by YongShuo Li
    2014 May - Annapurna Circuit 20 Days Hiking Trip (Part 1), article by James Wang
    2014 May - Annapurna Circuit 20 Days Hiking Trip (Part 2), article by James Wang
    2014 May - Annapurna Circuit 20 Days Hiking Trip (Part 3), article by James Wang
    2014 May - Climbing Mount Shasta in California (in 2013), article by Helen Huang
    2014 Spring - Mystery Canyon And Its Redbud Tree, article by Chi Chan
    01/19/2014 - Spring Festival Party /Annual Meeting, photos by George Li
     

    CMCNY Mailing Address:

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    PO BOX 295
    New York, NY 10163

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    Our day hikes are rated from Level A to Level F. Level A being the earliest;  Lever D and above are for experience hikers only. Please contact leader if you are uncertain about what level of hiking activity should you participate. Click here to see CMCNY Hiking Rating System.





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